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lithotrite

[ lith-uh-trahyt ]
/ ˈlɪθ əˌtraɪt /
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noun Surgery.

an instrument for performing lithotrity.

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Origin of lithotrite

1830–40; back formation from lithotrity; see -ite1
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Medical definitions for lithotrite

lithotrite
[ lĭthə-trīt′ ]

n.

An instrument used to crush a stone present in the bladder or urethra.lithoclast
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